Alcohol may be to blame in I-77 SB accident

Alcohol may be to blame in South Charlotte accident

Police say alcohol may have been to blame for an I-77 accident that sent three people to the hospital.

The crash happened just after 2 a.m. Sunday on I-77 southbound near Arrowood Road. Officials say three cars were involved, it appears all of the vehicles flipped and two ended up in a wooded area.

I-77 Southbound had to be shut down to two lanes while CMPD and Highway Patrol directed traffic. It's now back open.

Three victims had minor injuries and were taken to the hospital. Police are still investigating but believe alcohol may have played a role in this accident.

A beer bottle could be seen in one of the vehicles involved in the wreck.

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